David Coleman

clinical psychologist, broadcaster & author

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Monthly Archives: August 2011

What to tell your children about tragedies?

It is hard to know what to tell your children about the constant barrage of bad news stories in the media. Sometimes no news is good news is the mantra to observe.

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Teen stuck to the sofa

What to do if your teenager refuses to get off the sofa, even though his health and well-being are suffering? This week’s Q&A in the Irish Independent deals with this issue

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Never enough time or enough hands!

Read today’s column in the Irish Independent all about a mum who feels like she is being pulled in three different directions by her children

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When offers of help are rejected…

This week’s Q&A in the Irish Independent deals with a grandmother who watches her grandson hit and kick his mother; how can she convince her to accept her help?

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